Spain court quiz Catalan police officers in sedition case


Spain’s National Court questioned on Oct. 6 two senior officers of Catalonia’s regional police force and the leaders of two pro-independence civic groups who have been placed under investigation for sedition.

The case is linked to demonstrations Sept. 20-21 in Barcelona, when Spanish police arrested several Catalan government officials and raided offices in a crackdown on preparations for an Oct. 1 referendum on independence.

Sede 1aSpanish authorities say the demonstrations hindered the Spanish police operation, and that Catalan police didn’t do enough to push back the protesters who were blocking Spanish police officers from leaving a…

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